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Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services recruitment


The City will be launching SuccessFactors, a new online recruitment tool, on September 13, 2021.

The current recruitment tool you use to apply to competitions will no longer be accessible after Aug 29, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Effective August 30 to September 12, 2021, candidates will be required to submit their application manually.

Effective August 30, a list of all open competitions will be shown in the table below. You can apply by sending your application or resume to the HR Service Center at sends e-mail). The subject line of your e-mail must identify the competition number and title of the position. Your application must be received prior to midnight on the indicated closing date.

The 2021 Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Summer Campaign

Now Open!

Please note that the availability of positions in 2021 may be subject to Provincial regulations related to COVID-19.

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Welcome to the City of Ottawa's Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services (RCFS) job opportunities. We are always searching for energetic and talented people to take on exciting challenges and contribute to our community. Our job opportunities are a perfect way for you to gain valuable work experience and learn new skills.

We offer a wide range of job opportunities to support community programs and activities such as swimming, skating, performing and visual arts, fitness, sports, after school programs and summer camps.

Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services runs two hiring campaigns throughout the year:

  • The Fall, Winter and Spring Hiring Campaign is open for a 12 month period beginning in May.
  • The Summer Campaign opens each year in February and closes at the end of the summer season. This campaign is used to staff summer job opportunities only.

If you’re interested in joining our team, view the current opportunities and apply online.

Refer to “Applying for jobs” on how to apply and review the Important facts and information.

To obtain further information on City of Ottawa Recreation and Culture programs, visit Recreation Cultural and Facility Services. To learn more about Facilities in your area, visit Recreation Facilities.  

Important facts and information

The City of Ottawa does not accept unsolicited, late or incomplete online applications. Consideration for employment will only be given for jobs in which an application has been submitted.

Police Records Check:

All Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services employees are required to provide a current Police Record Check (PRC) as a condition of employment to work with the ‘vulnerable sector'.

For information on how to obtain a Police Record Check, visit the Ottawa Police Service site.

Successful applicants will be instructed to accept their offer letter online, in addition to, completing mandatory hiring documentation in a timely manner.

Documents required prior to being hired:

  • Proof of age
  • Proof of Certifications and/or Credentials (if required for the job, refer to the job posting)
  • Current Police Record (PRC) or Criminal Reference Check (CRC) (if required for the job, refer to the job posting).


When documenting on line, please be prepared to have the following information available:

  • Social Insurance Number
  • Banking Information (Void cheque or a bank validated deposit form).  The bank account must be in your name.

If you do not have access to a personal computer (PC) and wish to apply, you are welcome to use the PCs available at: the Youth Zone Jeunesse located at 370 Catherine Street; all City of Ottawa Client Service CentresLibraries and Community Centres.

The City of Ottawa would like to extend a thank you to all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

For all inquiries, please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.